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IND Vs ENG, 1st Test: England Beat India By 227 Runs In Series-Opener

A determined England humbled India by 227 runs in the opening Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series in Chennai on Tuesday.

February 09, 2021

England's bowler James Anderson celebrates a wicket during the 5th & final day of the first cricket test match between India and England, at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. England won the match to lead the the series 1-0.

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England Captain Joe Root and Dom Bess appeal for the wicket of Washington Sundar of India during the 5th & final day of the first cricket test match between India and England, at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. England won the match to lead the the series 1-0.

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England's bowler Jack Leach celebrates the dismissal of India's Ravichandran Ashwin during the 5th and final day of the first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin plays a shot during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Indian team captain Virat Kohli reacts during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's fast bowler James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Rishabh Pant during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium,in Chennai.

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England's bowler Jack Leach in action during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's fast bowler James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's fast bowler James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's fast bowler James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's fast bowler James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India's Shubman Gill during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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India's Shubman Gill plays a shot during the 5th and final day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates with his teammates the dismissal of England batsman Dominic Sibley during the 4th day of the first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England's Joe Root plays a shot during the 4th day of first cricket test match between India and England, at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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England's bowler Jack Leach (L) celebrates after dismissing India's Rohit Sharma during the 4th day of first cricket test match between India and England, at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Indian player Rishabh Pant plays a shot during the 3rd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England bowler Dom Bess celebrates the wicket of Indian captain Virat Kohli during the 3rd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England players celebrate the wicket of India's Rohit Sharma during the 3rd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England bowler Dom Bess celebrates a wicket during the 3rd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England player Joe Root celebrates his double century during the 2nd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin appeal for a successful wicket of England batsman Ollie Pope during the 2nd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England player Joe Root after scoring 200 runs during the 2nd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England player Joe Root plays a shot during the 2nd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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England player Ben Stokes plays a shot during the 2nd day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium ,in Chennai.

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England's Joe Root and D Sibley during Day 1 of the first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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England player Dom Sibley plays a shot during the first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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